Can you spur off a fused switch?

Can you spur off a fused switch?

You can but you may risk overloading that spur causing the 13a fuse to blow what is your intended use for your garage sockets and your conservatory.

Can you run a socket from a fused spur?

If the 13 amp fused spur is on the ring circuit and you want to add a socket to the load side of the fused spur yes that is fine as that individual socket will be protected by the 13a fuse in the spur. If unsure please call a qualified electrician to carry out your works to be on the safe side.

Can I install a fused spur myself?

As long as the job isn’t within a ‘special location’ such as a bathroom or outdoors, you’re also allowed to install additional new light fittings, switches, sockets and even add a single fused spur to an existing circuit (a ‘spur’ is a new cable and socket run as a branch from an existing socket on the ring main).

Can you fuse spur off a spur?

the regs say you can have unlimited fused spurs but only the same number of unfused spurs as there is sockets but you cannot spur of a spur fused or unfused, regards Terry.

Why can’t you run a spur from a spur?

The reason for not running two spurs from the same spur “point” is that it can lead to possible overloads in that one leg of the final can become unbalanced and exceed the max. allowed amps for a bit of 2.5mm if the tap off point is near the cu.

How many times can you spur off a fused spur?

The limit of one spur per point is if the point which is spurred off is UNFUSED. If you fuse it to 13A you can put as many as you want on it.

Can I put 2 double sockets on a spur?

you can have maximum one double socket as a normal spur but if you are going from socket to FCU fused at 13 amp from there you can add as many sockets as you wish as all the sockets and cable will be protected by the fuse so no chance of overloading the cable the fuse will blow first.

Can I run a spur from a light switch?

Unless there is a neutral at the light switch, you’d better run the spur from the nearest light fitting.

Why can’t you run a spur off a spur?

How do you wire a fused spur?

Wiring a fused spur 1) Running an incoming 3-core cable and an outgoing 3-core cable through the spur wiring the live through the fuse block… 2) Connecting like a one-way light switch. Cable into a 4 terminal box, wiring a single cable out to the spur, using the…

Can a fuse spur be switched on and off?

Fused spurs can switched or unswitched and are fitted with a fuse to protect the circuit. Connect the cables as in the diagram ensuring that the load cable is connected to the appliance in use. Fused Spur Wiring Diagram

What is a fused spur on a socket?

A fused spur is an electrical supply accessory that incorporates a fuse. This fuse, with a lower rating than the fuse for a ring man, allows an electrical supply using one feed cable to a socket to be taken off a ring main. Click to see full answer. Likewise, what is a spur in electrical terms?

What is an extra spur on an electrical circuit?

Spur-An electrical supply using one feed cable to a socket taken off a ring main usually used to achieve an extra socket without having to do too much work. See also Fused Spur. See also FCU (Fused Connection Unit).